DEFINING MOMENTS

A C90 of some defining moments from various genres, compiled in 1998, and its sequel from a year later. I haven't ruled out a third volume. It is fascinating to hunt for a common thread among these disparate sounds.


Part 1: 40 YEARS OF POP: SOME DEFINING MOMENTS
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street
(A-side of single, 1965/7/29 R)
Underworld - Born slippy (NUXX)
(A-side of single, 1995)
(as used in the film Trainspotting)
Beatles - Revolution 9
(from The Beatles, or The White Album, 1968/6/6-21 R)
Link Wray - Rumble
(A-side of single, 1958)
Jimi Hendrix Experience - Bold as love
(from Axis: Bold As Love, 1967/10/29 R)
Kate Bush - Running up that hill (A deal with God)
(A-side of single, from Hounds Of Love, 1985)
T Rex - 20th Century boy
(A-side of single, 1973)
Chuck Berry - Carol
(A-side of 15th single, 1958)
Lee Perry - Roast fish and cornbread
(Extended Mix from Roast Fish, Collie Weed and Corn Bread, 1976)
Buddy Holly - Rave on
(A-side of single, from Buddy Holly, 1958/1 R)

Part 2: 40 YEARS OF POP: SOME DEFINING MOMENTS
Otis Redding - I've been loving you too long
(A-side of 8th single, 1965/4 R)
Nirvana - Smells like Teen Spirit
(from Nevermind, 1991/5 R, edited version was A-side of single)
Beach Boys - Good vibrations
(A-side of 21st Capitol single, 1966/2-10 R)
Ronettes - Be my baby
(A-side of 1st Philles single, 1963/7 R)
Elastica - Stutter
(A-side of 1st single, 1993)
Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK
(A-side of 1st single, 1977)
Love - Alone again or
(A-side of single, from Forever Changes, 1967)
Pink Floyd - Astronomy domine
(from The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn, 1963/7 R)
This Mortal Coil - Song to the siren
(cover of Tim Buckley)
(A-side of single, from It'll End In Tears, 1983)
Smiths - How soon is now?
(A-side of 6th single, 1984)
Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band - Sure 'nuff and yes I do
(from Safe As Milk, 1966 R)
PJ Harvey - Dress
(A-side of 1st single, from Dry, 1992 R)
Joy Division - Transmission
(A-side of 1st single, 1979)

A DANCE TO THE RADIO PRODUCTION
Compiled 17-18 September 1998

Part 1: MORE FROM AN OCCASIONAL SERIES OF DEFINING MOMENTS
Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven
(from Led Zeppelin IV, 1971)
Eddie Cochran - Something else
(A-side of 12th single, 1959)
Fall - How I wrote Elastic Man
(A-side of 5th single, 1980)
Doors - Light my fire
(from The Doors, edited version was A-side of 3rd single, 1967)
Blondie - Rapture (Special Disco Mix)
(A-side of 12" single, 1980)
Oasis - Whatever
(A-side of single, 1994)
Byrds - 8 miles high
(A-side of single, 1966/1/25 R)
Tricky - Aftermath (Version 1)
(from Aftermath CDS, edited version was A-side of 1st single, 1993)

Part 2: MORE FROM AN OCCASIONAL SERIES OF DEFINING MOMENTS
Echo and the Bunnymen - The killing moon
(A-side of single, from Ocean Rain, 1984)
Elvis Presley - That's all right mama
(cover of Arthur Crudup)
(A-side of 1st single, 1954/7/5 R)
Portishead - Glory box
(from Dummy, edited version was A-side of 3rd single, 1994)
Them - Gloria
(B-side of Baby Please Don't Go, 1964)
Elmore James - Dust my broom
(A-side of single, 1959/11 R)
Bo Diddley - Who do you love?
(A-side of single, 1956)
Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack lightnin'
(A-side of single, 1956/1 R)
Cocteau Twins - Wax and wane
(from Garlands, 1982)
Leftfield - Open up (Full Vocal Mix)
- with John Lydon
(from Open Up CDS, edited version was A-side of single, 1993)
Kinks - You really got me
(A-side of 3rd single, 1964/7 R)
Undertones - Teenage kicks
(A-side of 1st single, 1978)
Massive Attack - Unfinished sympathy
(from Blue Lines, 1991)


AN UNFINISHED PRODUCTION
Compiled 4-18 September 1999

 

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